Walking The Tightrope Of Reason

Author: Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195177541
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Indeed, just as our reason demands that we know the truth, our skepticism leads to doubts we can ever really do so. The author guides readers through a contradiction that lies at the very heart of philosophical inquiry.

Walking The Tightrope Of Reason

Author: Robert Fogelin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198036340
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Reflecting upon the ancient Greek skeptics as well as such thinkers as Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, and Whitman, this book takes readers into--and through--some of philosophy's most troubling paradoxes.

Walking The Tightrope Of Faith

Author: Hendrik Hart
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042007062
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This book expands upon the dialogue between the atheist philosopher Kai Nielsen and the Christian philosopher Hendrik Hart in the book Search for Community in A Withering Tradition.

Taking Wittgenstein At His Word

Author: Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400831579
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In doing so, the book underscores fundamental--but frequently underappreciated--insights about Wittgenstein's later philosophy.

Generation On A Tightrope

Author: Arthur Levine
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118233832
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This book is right on the mark for what needs to be known and understood about today's college students by those who are responsible for educating the future leaders and citizens of the world." —Gwen Dungy, executive director, emeritus, ...

Death Row Letters

Author: Charles M. Leslie
Publisher: Associated University Presse
ISBN: 9780874130157
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But I appreciate them more and more these days. Their musicianship is so far
above that of modern popular bands it's ridiculous; their lyrical ingenuity and sly
humor exceeds anything of this day. Listening to the show is one of the habits I've
developed since coming here. We are creatures of habit, aren't we? It's one of the
ways we try to impose order on the chaos of existence. I finished Bob Fogelin's
Walking the Tightrope of Reason. It was excellent: great style, lucid, and
persuasive.

Shadow On A Tightrope

Author: Lisa Schoenfielder
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ISBN: 9781879960244
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This now-classic collection of articles, personal stories, and poems by fat women about their lives and the fat-hating society in which we live.

Figuratively Speaking

Author: Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199838089
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Although he often uses the word to mean comparison or correspondence (e.g., “
every thought is a feat of association”), Frost also suggests that the forms we
carve out of nature extend beyond simple figures and feats of association and, in
some mysterious way,. 8. In Walking the Tightrope of Reason: The Precarious
Life of a Rational Animal, I make a similar point in chapter 6, titled “Matters of
Taste.” I conclude, somewhat tendentiously, “The evaporation of subject matter is
the central ...

The Tightrope Walkers

Author: David Almond
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763677043
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In a raw and beautifully crafted bildungsroman, David Almond reveals the rich inner world of a boy teetering on the edge of manhood, a boy so curious and open to impulse that we fear for him and question his balance—and ultimately exult ...